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by Jeanette Liu The concept made popular in the film Jurassic Park, may no longer just be confined to the big screen. But no need to run, because scientists aren’t planning to bring to life the carnivorous tyrannosaurus rex. Instead, they’re talking about the possibility of resurrecting the now extinct woolly mammoth. An international team
By Matt Creed An increase in film productions in Toronto in 2011 could mean more jobs for Humber film and television grads. “Both last year and this year, there has been more productions in Ontario than ever before,” said Michael Glassbourg, program coordinator for Humber’s film and television program, in an interview with Humber News.
By Meagan Malloch Calorie conscience women worried about gaining weight from binge drinking, restrict the amount of food they eat during the day in order to consume more alcohol at night. Many young adults are putting their health at risk by participating in an alternative form of binge drinking known as ‘drunkorexia.’ Clinical psychology student
A one-of-a-kind cultural event is set to take centre stage at Humber college this Saturday. By Elton Hobson This Saturday, Humber College’s Lakeshore campus hosts an event steeped in native tradition, music, culture and dance. The Humber Aboriginal community pow-wow is a unique showcase of Aboriginal culture featuring Native dancers, musicians, and artists. The afternoon
By Matthew Smith Legendary Canadian musician Randy Bachman along with CFL player Russ Jackson, musician Sarah McLachlan, ballet dancer Sonia Rodriguez, Team Canada ‘72 and the late actor Phil Hartman will be among the people inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame on Saturday from 3:30-4:45 in front of The Ed Mirvish Theatre at 244 Victoria
Compiled by Helen Surgenor Canada’s underground economy was worth up to $35 billion in 2009, said Statistics Canada—and that doesn’t include revenues from illegal operations, drugs or prostitution. According to the report, “the three most significant sectors in terms of underground economy activity were construction (29 per cent), retail trade (20 per cent) and accommodation
By Briar Hopley A man was arrested in Pickering yesterday and charged in three separate sexual assaults in Toronto. “Unfortunately we can’t disclose [how he was apprehended], that is part of the investigation, but he was arrested after 7 [p.m.] and it was in Pickering,” said Const. Wendy Drummond. On Aug. 23 at 2 p.m.
By Victoria Brown The Community Film Festival goes from the screen to the streets as it takes action by not only showing global community films, but helping communities as well. The Toronto festival will hold a conference on Monday with councillors Adam Vaughan of Trinity-Spadina and Shelley Carroll of Don Valley East, said Sandie
By Kristin Andrews The city of Toronto has projected a $115 million surplus for its operations budget during the first six months of this year. The Toronto Star reported the surplus as the result of higher land transfer taxes and a hiring freeze. According to The Globe and Mail the city saved almost $3 million